Discover Nature in Winter

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Stackpole Books, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 198 pages
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Introduces common living things that continue to make a living during the winter and suggests activities for discovering what each creature looks like, where it lives, and how it survives.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
i
How to Use This Book
ii
THE SCENE
v
Winter The Why of the Cold Season
8
The World of Winter
12
Snow The Earths Quilt
20
The World of Snow
24
Cedars Winter Green
84
The Winter World of Evergreens
89
Winter Weeds Wildly Successful Plans
102
The World of Winter Weeds
105
Insects The Dance of Snow Bugs
132
The World of Winter Insects
135
Birds How They Meet Winters Challenge
148
The World of Winter Birds
153

Winters Sky Orions Domain
34
The World of the Winter Sky
37
THE LIFE
59
Birch Trees Our National Treasures
62
The World of Deciduous Trees
70
Mammals Creatures Are Stirring
174
The Winter World of Mammals
178
Selected Bibliography
197
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Page 8 - He proposed that the earth was the center of the universe and that all heavenly bodies revolved around it.
Page 9 - The axis of the earth is tilted at an angle of 23 to the plane of its orbit, and this causes the seasons.
Page 9 - Pole is angled away from the sun, the Northern Hemisphere experiences winter and the Southern Hemisphere summer.
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